The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for UML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited UML over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unified Modeling Language (UML)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 256 190 181
Rank change year-on-year -66 -9  
Contract jobs citing UML 400 660 663
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.93% 1.33% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.60% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 445 402
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -1.81% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 31 49
Median hourly rate £46.25 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.78 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50%  

UML is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36606 41272 40599
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.68% 83.46% 80.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 24006 27689 26589
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 948 976 1113
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.83 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing UML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for UML in England

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing UML in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in England

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UML in England

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in England

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for UML in England

UML
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -87 145 £500 +1.52% 32
South East -32 75 £400 -5.88% 28
South West +13 69 £430 -21.81% 12
East of England -12 31 £410 -6.28% 10
North West +11 27 £425 +0.59% 10
East Midlands -8 19 £488 +36.84% 1
West Midlands -23 14 £415 +3.75% 14
North East +76 11 £340 -19.04% 1
Yorkshire +12 7 £368 -9.25% 6
UML
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing UML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for UML.

1 417 (47.93%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (27.47%) Java
3 204 (23.45%) Scrum
4 190 (21.84%) Use Case
5 179 (20.57%) Finance
6 168 (19.31%) Security Cleared
7 161 (18.51%) Software Engineering
8 158 (18.16%) OO
9 152 (17.47%) Business Analysis
10 150 (17.24%) SQL
11 145 (16.67%) Oracle
12 144 (16.55%) XML
13 143 (16.44%) Degree
14 135 (15.52%) Microsoft
15 127 (14.60%) Data Modelling
16 120 (13.79%) SC Cleared
17 111 (12.76%) SDLC
18 106 (12.18%) BPMN
19 105 (12.07%) Spring
20 103 (11.84%) .NET
20 103 (11.84%) JavaScript
21 97 (11.15%) Web Services
22 96 (11.03%) C#
22 96 (11.03%) SOA
22 96 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
23 90 (10.34%) C++
24 89 (10.23%) MS Visio
25 88 (10.11%) Banking
26 86 (9.89%) HTML
27 85 (9.77%) Stakeholder Management

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 42 (4.83%) WebSphere
2 41 (4.71%) JBoss
3 38 (4.37%) WebLogic
4 37 (4.25%) Tomcat
5 35 (4.02%) Confluence
6 25 (2.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 22 (2.53%) Apache
8 18 (2.07%) SharePoint
9 15 (1.72%) NServiceBus
10 14 (1.61%) Mule
11 13 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (1.38%) ArcGIS
12 12 (1.38%) GlassFish
13 9 (1.03%) IIS
14 7 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
15 6 (0.69%) GeoServer
16 5 (0.57%) CMS
16 5 (0.57%) IBM Transformation Extender
17 4 (0.46%) Apache Solr
17 4 (0.46%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 89 (10.23%) MS Visio
2 33 (3.79%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 22 (2.53%) Simulink
5 15 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.46%) Mingle
8 3 (0.34%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.11%) GIMP
10 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 10 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.57%) ION MarketView
2 5 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.46%) iTrent
4 3 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.34%) Oracle iStore
4 3 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.34%) Staffware
4 3 (0.34%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.23%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.11%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 44 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.72%) OpenShift
4 11 (1.26%) IaaS
5 8 (0.92%) PaaS
6 7 (0.80%) GitHub
6 7 (0.80%) Office 365
6 7 (0.80%) SaaS
7 6 (0.69%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 5 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.46%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.46%) Force.com
9 4 (0.46%) Trello
9 4 (0.46%) Yammer
10 2 (0.23%) CloudSense
10 2 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.11%) CloudBees
11 1 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
11 1 (0.11%) iPaaS
11 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.84%) Wireshark
2 14 (1.61%) HTTP
3 13 (1.49%) LDAP
4 11 (1.26%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.15%) Link 16
6 9 (1.03%) WAN
7 7 (0.80%) Firewall
8 6 (0.69%) DNS
8 6 (0.69%) Ethernet
8 6 (0.69%) Internet
8 6 (0.69%) SSL
9 5 (0.57%) LAN
10 4 (0.46%) Intranet
10 4 (0.46%) NAS
10 4 (0.46%) SAN
10 4 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.34%) IPv4
11 3 (0.34%) iSCSI
11 3 (0.34%) Skype
11 3 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 41 (4.71%) MySQL
3 36 (4.14%) Relational Database
4 34 (3.91%) Big Data
5 29 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (3.10%) NoSQL
7 26 (2.99%) Hadoop
7 26 (2.99%) Oracle Database
8 21 (2.41%) MongoDB
9 17 (1.95%) Ingres
10 16 (1.84%) Data Mining
11 11 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (1.26%) RDBMS
12 8 (0.92%) GIS
12 8 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (0.80%) Geospatial Data
14 6 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (0.69%) Data Lake
14 6 (0.69%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 68 (7.82%) JIRA
2 64 (7.36%) Rational DOORS
3 56 (6.44%) Jenkins
4 55 (6.32%) Maven
5 47 (5.40%) Git (software)
6 45 (5.17%) Rational Rhapsody
7 42 (4.83%) JUnit
8 34 (3.91%) Eclipse
9 33 (3.79%) Visual Studio
10 29 (3.33%) Subversion
11 23 (2.64%) Ant
12 21 (2.41%) Gradle
12 21 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
13 17 (1.95%) GDB
14 14 (1.61%) TeamCity
15 13 (1.49%) NetBeans
15 13 (1.49%) Selenium
16 12 (1.38%) IntelliJ
17 11 (1.26%) Cucumber
17 11 (1.26%) ERwin
General
1 179 (20.57%) Finance
2 88 (10.11%) Banking
3 41 (4.71%) Retail
4 39 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 28 (3.22%) Marketing
6 26 (2.99%) Investment Banking
7 24 (2.76%) Avionics
8 23 (2.64%) Manufacturing
8 23 (2.64%) Military
9 22 (2.53%) Front Office
10 15 (1.72%) Automotive
11 12 (1.38%) Legal
12 9 (1.03%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.92%) Electronics
13 8 (0.92%) Law
14 7 (0.80%) Back Office
14 7 (0.80%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.46%) Dutch Language
15 4 (0.46%) French Language
16 3 (0.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 314 (36.09%) Analyst
2 274 (31.49%) Business Analyst
3 211 (24.25%) Developer
4 172 (19.77%) Architect
5 107 (12.30%) Software Engineer
6 99 (11.38%) Java Developer
7 55 (6.32%) Solutions Architect
8 36 (4.14%) Technical Architect
9 32 (3.68%) Technical Analyst
10 30 (3.45%) C++ Software Engineer
11 28 (3.22%) C# Developer
12 27 (3.10%) Senior Developer
12 27 (3.10%) Software Developer
13 26 (2.99%) Ada Engineer
14 25 (2.87%) Ada Software Engineer
14 25 (2.87%) Java Architect
14 25 (2.87%) Systems Engineer
15 24 (2.76%) Data Architect
16 23 (2.64%) .NET Developer
16 23 (2.64%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (16.55%) XML
2 105 (12.07%) Spring
3 103 (11.84%) .NET
4 97 (11.15%) Web Services
5 86 (9.89%) HTML
6 80 (9.20%) CSS
7 79 (9.08%) J2EE
7 79 (9.08%) SOAP
8 74 (8.51%) AngularJS
9 67 (7.70%) REST
10 56 (6.44%) Middleware
11 53 (6.09%) XSLT
12 48 (5.52%) Struts
13 45 (5.17%) Hibernate
14 41 (4.71%) Java EE
14 41 (4.71%) JSP
15 39 (4.48%) HTML5
16 37 (4.25%) JSON
17 36 (4.14%) Node.js
18 33 (3.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 96 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (5.86%) User Experience
3 44 (5.06%) Computer Science
4 43 (4.94%) Management Information System
5 37 (4.25%) Data Structures
6 19 (2.18%) Data Centre
7 16 (1.84%) Greenfield Project
8 15 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (1.61%) N-Tier
10 12 (1.38%) Virtual Team
11 11 (1.26%) Cloud Native
11 11 (1.26%) Fixed Income
11 11 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 10 (1.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 10 (1.15%) Frameworx
12 10 (1.15%) RIA
13 9 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
13 9 (1.03%) Taxonomies
14 7 (0.80%) Web 2.0
15 6 (0.69%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 76 (8.74%) Linux
2 75 (8.62%) Windows
3 46 (5.29%) Unix
4 9 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (0.69%) VME
6 5 (0.57%) Android
6 5 (0.57%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.34%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.34%) VxWorks
7 3 (0.34%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.34%) zOS
8 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 417 (47.93%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (23.45%) Scrum
3 190 (21.84%) Use Case
4 161 (18.51%) Software Engineering
5 158 (18.16%) OO
6 152 (17.47%) Business Analysis
7 127 (14.60%) Data Modelling
8 111 (12.76%) SDLC
9 106 (12.18%) BPMN
10 96 (11.03%) SOA
11 85 (9.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 81 (9.31%) Open Source
12 81 (9.31%) TDD
13 79 (9.08%) Business Process Modelling
14 78 (8.97%) Waterfall
15 74 (8.51%) Requirements Analysis
16 71 (8.16%) User Stories
17 67 (7.70%) TOGAF
18 66 (7.59%) E-Commerce
19 65 (7.47%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 239 (27.47%) Java
2 150 (17.24%) SQL
3 103 (11.84%) JavaScript
4 96 (11.03%) C#
5 90 (10.34%) C++
6 69 (7.93%) C
7 42 (4.83%) Ada
8 34 (3.91%) PL/SQL
9 26 (2.99%) Python
10 24 (2.76%) MATLAB
11 19 (2.18%) Bash Shell
11 19 (2.18%) VB
12 17 (1.95%) Shell Script
13 14 (1.61%) Ada 95
14 12 (1.38%) Apex Code
14 12 (1.38%) TypeScript
15 11 (1.26%) T-SQL
16 10 (1.15%) Perl
16 10 (1.15%) SOQL
17 9 (1.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 168 (19.31%) Security Cleared
2 143 (16.44%) Degree
3 120 (13.79%) SC Cleared
4 78 (8.97%) ISEB
5 28 (3.22%) DV Cleared
6 26 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
7 14 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (1.49%) CBAP
9 11 (1.26%) IIBA
10 9 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (0.92%) ISTQB
11 8 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (0.80%) Chartered Engineer
12 7 (0.80%) CITP
13 6 (0.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 5 (0.57%) Sun Certification
15 4 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
16 3 (0.34%) APMG
16 3 (0.34%) PMI Certification
16 3 (0.34%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.56%) QA
2 20 (2.30%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.61%) GDPR
4 12 (1.38%) MIL-STD-1553
5 11 (1.26%) MiFID
6 8 (0.92%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
7 7 (0.80%) DO-178B
8 6 (0.69%) PA-DSS
8 6 (0.69%) SLA
9 5 (0.57%) ISO 20022
10 4 (0.46%) PMO
10 4 (0.46%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.34%) MIL-STD-498
11 3 (0.34%) MISRA
12 2 (0.23%) ISO 26262
13 1 (0.11%) ECSS
13 1 (0.11%) IEC 61508
13 1 (0.11%) ISO 15022
13 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 10 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.03%) Docker
3 8 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.46%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.34%) Firmware
6 1 (0.11%) Cygwin
6 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (1.49%) Kubernetes
2 6 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.57%) Puppet
4 4 (0.46%) Ansible
4 4 (0.46%) MOM
5 3 (0.34%) Amdocs OSS
5 3 (0.34%) Netcool
6 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.11%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 145 (16.67%) Oracle
2 135 (15.52%) Microsoft
3 44 (5.06%) IBM
4 19 (2.18%) Atlassian
5 18 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
6 16 (1.84%) Red Hat
7 15 (1.72%) hybris
7 15 (1.72%) Informatica
7 15 (1.72%) SAP
8 14 (1.61%) Sybase
9 11 (1.26%) Google
10 10 (1.15%) Tableau
11 8 (0.92%) Adobe
11 8 (0.92%) PeopleSoft
12 7 (0.80%) Bloomberg
12 7 (0.80%) ESRI
12 7 (0.80%) Pega
12 7 (0.80%) Serena
12 7 (0.80%) TIBCO
12 7 (0.80%) Tripwire
Brighton, East Sussex
Advento Staffing Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £225 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Cititec
Rate: £600.00 - £620.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £349 to £465 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Modis International
Rate: £400 - £437 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West England
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £44 to £47 per hour Dependant on Experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Thames Valley Police
Rate: £59,726 fixed term contract for 12 Months + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago